Average Bench: 59.8% (468th of 1242)

Based on 4,016 user benchmarks.  Device: BFEBFBFF000306C3 Model: Intel(R) Core(TM) i7-4600M CPU @ 2.90GHz
Poor: 41%Average: 59.8% Great: 68%
Gaming
Gaming 60%
Gunboat
Desktop
Desktop 68%
Battle cruiser
Workstation
Workstation 43%
Speed boat

Average average bench

The Intel Core i7-4600M averaged 40.1% lower than the peak scores attained by the group leaders. This isn't a great result which indicates that there are much faster alternatives on the comparison list.

Strengths

Avg. Memory Latency 80.9Pts
Avg. Single Core Mixed Speed 88.7Pts

Good consistency

The range of scores (95th - 5th percentile) for the Intel Core i7-4600M is 27.3%. This is a relatively narrow range which indicates that the Intel Core i7-4600M performs reasonably consistently under varying real world conditions.

Weaknesses

Avg. Multi Core Mixed Speed 233Pts
Avg. Octa Core Mixed Speed 228Pts
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Average Bench

(Based on 4,016 samples)
Min Avg Max
58.6 Memory 80.9 91.8
29.8 1-Core 88.7 105
73.1 2-Core 154 189
65.9% 108 Pts
Min Avg Max
100 4-Core 227 272
61.7 8-Core 228 272
31.1% 227 Pts
Min Avg Max
99.2 64-Core 233 273
15.6% 233 Pts
User Benchmarks Bench Normal Heavy Server
The fastest CPU (mainstream) averages a speed of 100%
SOCKET 0, 1 CPU, 2 cores, 4 threads
Base clock 2.9 GHz, turbo 3.8 GHz (avg)
Memory 85.5
1-Core 112
2-Core 188
77% 129 Pts
4-Core 284
8-Core 286
39% 285 Pts
64-Core 287
19% 287 Pts
U3E1, 1 CPU, 2 cores, 4 threads
Base clock 2.9 GHz, turbo 3.5 GHz (avg)
Memory 86.2
1-Core 104
2-Core 191
76% 127 Pts
4-Core 268
8-Core 270
37% 269 Pts
64-Core 268
18% 268 Pts
SOCKET 0, 1 CPU, 2 cores, 4 threads
Base clock 2.9 GHz, turbo 3.05 GHz (avg)
Memory 89.2
1-Core 78.5
2-Core 166
68% 111 Pts
4-Core 224
8-Core 226
31% 225 Pts
64-Core 232
16% 232 Pts
U3E1, 1 CPU, 2 cores, 4 threads
Base clock 2.9 GHz, turbo 3.5 GHz (avg)
Memory 80.7
1-Core 89.1
2-Core 170
68% 113 Pts
4-Core 258
8-Core 258
35% 258 Pts
64-Core 260
18% 260 Pts
SOCKET 0, 1 CPU, 2 cores, 4 threads
Base clock 2.9 GHz, turbo 3.4 GHz (avg)
Memory 80.6
1-Core 92.6
2-Core 151
66% 108 Pts
4-Core 226
8-Core 236
31% 231 Pts
64-Core 234
16% 234 Pts
U3E1, 1 CPU, 1 cores, 2 threads
Base clock 2.9 GHz
Memory 66.3
1-Core 20.2
2-Core 68
35% 51.5 Pts
4-Core 64.9
8-Core 101
11% 83.1 Pts
64-Core 77.3
5% 77.3 Pts
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 Market Share (See Leaders)

The number of benchmark samples for this model as a percentage of all 28,881,681 CPUs tested.

Typical Core i7-4600M Builds (Compare 3,751 builds) See popular component choices, score breakdowns and rankings.
Gaming
Gaming 13%
Tree trunk
Desktop
Desktop 61%
Destroyer
Workstation
Workstation 35%
Jet ski

System: Dell Latitude E6440

EDIT WITH CUSTOM PC BUILDER Value: 17% - Very poor Total price: $75

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 Specifications

Essentials

DescriptionIntel® Core™ i7-4600M Processor (4M Cache, up to 3.60 GHz)
Code NameHaswell
Launch DateQ4'13
Processor Numberi7-4600M
# of Cores2
# of Threads4
Cache4 MB SmartCache
Instruction Set64-bit
Instruction Set ExtensionsSSE4.1/4.2, AVX 2.0
Embedded Options AvailableNo
Lithography22 nm
Recommended Price$346.00
Clock Speed2.9 GHz
Max Turbo Frequency3.6 GHz
Bus Speed5 GT/s DMI2
Max TDP37 W

Graphics

Processor GraphicsIntel® HD Graphics 4600
Graphics Base Frequency400 MHz
Graphics OutputeDP/DP/HDMI/VGA
Wireless DisplayYes
# of Displays Supported3
Graphics Max Dynamic Frequency1.3 GHz
Quick Sync VideoYes
InTru 3D TechYes
Clear Video HD TechYes
Intel InsiderYes
Flexible Display InterfaceYes
Graphics Video Max Memory2 GB

Memory

Max Memory Size32 GB
Memory TypesDDR3L 1333/1600
Memory Channels2
Memory Bandwidth25.6 GB/s
ECC Memory SupportedNo

Expansion Options

PCI Express Revision3
PCI Express Configurations1x16 or 2x8 or 1x8 2x4
Max # of PCI Express Lanes16

Data Protection

AES New InstructionsYes
Secure KeyYes

Advanced Technologies

Virtualization Tech (VT-x)Yes
Intel 64Yes
Enhanced Intel SpeedStep® TechYes
Thermal Monitoring TechnologiesYes
Turbo Boost Tech2.0
Hyper-Threading TechYes
Virtualization for Directed I/O (VT-d)Yes
VT-x with Extended Page Tables (EPT)Yes
TSX-NINo
vPro TechYes
Identity Protection TechYes

Package

Package Size37.5mm x 37.5mm x 4.7mm
Max CPU Configuration1
Sockets SupportedFCPGA946

Platform Protection

Execute Disable BitYes
Trusted Execution TechYes
Anti-Theft TechYes

 Comments

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1 month ago.

Slightly older now, but still a good balance between power consumption and performance in my Thinkpad T440p


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